Landscape Studies by Andrew Heath is perfect music to escape dark winter nights – and so are the two different releases by Francis M. Gri.
‘Apart’ is reflecting Simon Scott‘s memories of walking with his father in the New Decoy Nature reserve *** On ‘Portail’, Dennis Smalley re-creates classical composer’s chords into modern electro-acoustic compositions
Music that wraps around you like a blanket: Andrew Sherwell‘s ‘Above Below’, and Ciro Berenguer‘s ‘Bruma’.
Sam Rosenthal celebrates the 100th birthday of Timothy Leary with a fitting tribute created with many artists from his Projekt label *** … and A Journey Of Giraffes extends the trip with half-sleep dreams on an imaginative faraway island.
Music for long winter nights: my 2-hour mix contribution to the “Winter Solstice 2020” ambient music broadcast on Concertzender Nederland.
(Also available in DTS surround)
The collaboration of Hessel Veldman and Martijn Comes captures some of the atmospheres of a deserted psychiatric facility *** Geneva Skeen explores the conflicting emotions of a ‘double bind’ situation.
Dennis Johnson’s minimal composition ‘November’ reworked by Horvath & Lustmord *** William Burroughs explores The Western Lands as orchestrated by The Opening Performance Orchestra, in company of Iggy Pop and Bill Laswell.
Two great compilations presenting a range of ambient styles: Ambient Layers, and Sustain Series Vol. 1 (proving that sustainable ambient music exists).
An Moku and Stijn Hüwels meet in a pleasurable space *** Mathieu Karsenti paints a picture of a ‘diverse, textured and complex human environment…